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R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Oliver (Craig Roberts) is a Welsh teen who has some things on his mind. First is losing his virginity before his 16th birthday. He sets out to woo his feisty classmate Jordana (Yasmin Paige). Then Oliver focuses on holding his family together. His father (Noah Taylor), a depressed marine biologist, seems unequal to the task of preventing Oliver's mother (Sally Hawkins) from succumbing to the dubious charms of a spiritual guru (Paddy Considine) from down the road.

Cast: Craig Roberts , Yasmin Paige , Noah Taylor , Paddy Considine , Sally Hawkins , Melanie Walters , Sion Tudor Owen , Gemma Chan

Director: Richard Ayoade

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Submarine (2011)

Release Date: June 3rd, 2011|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Ayoade, the British comic making a remarkable feature debut with his adaptation of Joe Dunthorne's 2008 novel, blends mirth and malice with deadpan brilliance. show more

  • 75
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    Ayoade is well known to British viewers for his role as a coddled nerd in the sitcom "The IT Crowd," so it's fair to expect laughs from his directorial debut feature. But much depends on your mind-set; U.S. audiences could have trouble with the movie's less-than-sunny worldview. show more

  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Wonderfully funny and subversively affecting. show more

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